Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Aug 30, 2014

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in...

Aug 27, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 28, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 13, 2014

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says hunting and fishing licenses for the 2014-15 seasons will go on sale Friday.

Aug 7, 2014

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Central Texas police say a 26-year-old woman has died of injuries suffered days earlier when she jumped from an elevated platform into a part of the Comal River where tubing is popular.

Aug 7, 2014

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

A tick bite might make you a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat.

Aug 5, 2014

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Add an oyster shortage on the Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state's years-long drought.

Aug 5, 2014

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

A Texas fisherman has landed an 809-pound tiger shark in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.

Jul 1, 2014

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Newly expanded boating rules to fight the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species statewide are now in effect.

Jun 17, 2014

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Nearly 100 endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released on a South Texas beach to make their way into the Gulf of Mexico.

Top Stories
Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney involved in his indictment on charges of abuse of power.

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police say they arrested a UT student after he flew a drone over Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium during the game Saturday night.

Six Killed In Oak Cliff Crash

Six Killed In Oak Cliff Crash

Dallas police confirm six people are dead after a wreck in southeast Oak Cliff Sunday night.

Dallas Police Investigate Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl

Dallas Police Investigate Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl

Dallas police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

North Texans Enjoy Labor Day Weekend on the Water

North Texans Enjoy Labor Day Weekend on the Water

First responders have precautions for people before they go out to the lake this holiday weekend.

New Beginning At Dallas Farmers Market

New Beginning At Dallas Farmers Market

Labor Day Weekend marked a new beginning.. a new shed at the Dallas Farmers Market. Vendors hope the refurbished facility with added room will make it more of a destination.